Myrmecophila tibicinis

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 Myrmecophila tibicinis subsp. var.  
Myrmecophila tibicinis
Habit: orchid
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 1 ft to 8 ft
Width: 1 ft to 3 ft
Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun, part-sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 11 to 12
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, orange, yellow, pink
Orchidaceae > Myrmecophila tibicinis var. ,

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Schomburgkia tibicinis, Batem. (Epidendrum tibicinis, Batem.). Pseudobulbs 1-1 1/2 ft. long, tapering upward: lvs. 2-3, oblong, leathery: raceme 4-8 ft. high, bearing numerous fls. each 3 1/2 in. across; sepals and petals oblong, undulate, crisp; lateral lobes of the labellum large, cucullate, middle lobe small, emarginate; fls. deep pink, speckled with white on the outside, rich chocolate-red within; labellum white within, deep rose- color at the sides, with a short chocolate-red middle lobe. Summer. Honduras, Cuba. Var. grandiflora, Lindl. Fls. larger and paler, with more yellow in the lip.— S. tibicinis requires less compost than the other species. CH

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